Temple Fire and Rescue Hosts Annual September 11 Remembrance Ceremony

TEMPLE, TX (September 6, 2023)  Temple Fire and Rescue will host a ceremony to honor and remember those who tragically lost their lives on 9/11.  The ceremony will begin at 8:30 a.m. at Central Fire Station. 

The community is invited to pay respects to the 2,977 lives lost on September 11, 2001. The event will feature opening remarks and the ringing of the bell commemorating a line-of-duty death and marking the collapse of the World Trade Center's South and North towers. 

“This ceremony allows us to come together as a community and pay tribute to the brave heroes and innocent victims who lost their lives on September 11,” said Fire Chief Mitch Randles. “We never want to forget their memory and continue to honor those who are still affected today by the terrible attack.”

The ceremony is free and open to the public.